Chinese Chongqing Dog Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Chinese Chongqing Dog so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginChina flagChina
Other Names
What other names does the Chinese Chongqing Dog have?
Chinese Mountain DogChuandong DogEast Sichuan Hunting DogThe Chongqing Dog
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred

Chinese Chongqing Dog Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Chinese Chongqing Dog puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? How much money is a Chinese Chongqing Dog?
$800-$1000
If you choose to purchase the Chinese Chongqing Dog, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Chinese Chongqing Dog for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Chinese Chongqing Dog gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Chinese Chongqing Dog? How many Chinese Chongqing Dog are there in the world?
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.

There are very few of them, and there have been times when they have almost drifted to the brink of extinction, so few are left.

Chinese Chongqing Dog Size

Size
Is a Chinese Chongqing Dog small, medium or large dog?

How big do Chinese Chongqing Dog get?

Large Medium
Weight
How much does the Chinese Chongqing Dog weigh? How much should the Chinese Chongqing Dog breed weight? What is the normal weight of a Chinese Chongqing Dog?
Males: 44-54 pounds (20-25 kg), Females: 33-44 (15-20 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Chinese Chongqing Dog?
Males: 49 pounds (22.5 kg), Females: 38.5 (17.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Chinese Chongqing Dog? Chinese Chongqing Dog height:
Males: 16-19.5 inches (40-50 cm), Females: 14-16 inches (35-40 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Chinese Chongqing Dog?
Males: 18 inches (45 cm), Females: 15 inches (37.5 cm)

Chinese Chongqing Dog Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Chinese Chongqing Dog have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
Sparse
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Chinese Chongqing Dog's coat?
MahoganyDark Brown
Grooming
How to groom the Chinese Chongqing Dog and how often?
Average: The Chinese Chongqing Dog requires average grooming effort. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't essential.

Brushing the dog's coat is useful to reduce shedding. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections.

Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Dog nail trimming and dog bath can be helpful sometimes.

Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and give your dog a pleasant experience of a dog bath.

If you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of your Chinese Chongqing Dog, search for a dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment.

Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk-in dog bath places nearby.

Shedding Level
How much do Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Chinese Mountain Dog?
Chinese Chongqing Dogs shed none to minimal. Having a puppy from this breed you don't have to be afraid of your couch or car being covered by dog hair. Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Chinese Chongqing Dog need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Chinese Chongqing Dog every day?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds. While a good bath every now and then is a great way to keep your buddy from becoming overly smelly, be mindful about overbathing.

Bathing will wash away your dog’s natural oils, while a simple brushing every few days should keep them clean.

Chinese Chongqing Dog Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Chinese Chongqing Dog have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
NobleAlertIntelligentDignified
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Chinese Chongqing Dog? Is the Chinese Chongqing Dog breed dumb or smart?
Smart: Chinese Chongqing Dog's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.

The Chinese Chongqing Dog is among the smartest dogs in the intelligence ranking.

Trainability
Are Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Chinese Chongqing Dogs are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
Average: Chinese Chongqing Dogs, like any other dog breed, like playing. Sometimes they bark in excitement for playing, but they are not the most playful dog breed.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Chinese Chongqing Dog sensitivity:
Chinese Chongqing Dogs have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed. Sometimes it's okay to change the daily routine, have guests and listen to loud music.

Some dogs handle moderate punishment very well, while others crumble apart at a dirty look. This breed is not affected emotionally by moderate punishment.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Chinese Chongqing Dog a good family dog?
Average to High: Chinese Chongqing Dogs are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Chinese Mountain Dog need? Chinese Chongqing Dog social needs:
Chinese Chongqing Dogs need for social interaction is average. This breed likes being around people or other animals, but they don't mind being left alone for a few hours either.
Barking
Do Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Chinese Mountain Dog bark?
Average: The Chinese Chongqing Dog barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and the same barks could have different meanings.

Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.

Watchdog Ability
Is Chinese Chongqing Dog good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Chinese Chongqing Dogs are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Chinese Chongqing Dogs are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect its territory so the Chinese Chongqing Dog can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Chinese Chongqing Dog will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Chinese Chongqing Dog bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Chinese Mountain Dog? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Chinese Chongqing Dog? Why do dog bites happen?

High 🔼

The Chinese Chongqing Dog has a high chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the Chinese Chongqing Dog has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Chinese Chongqing Dog? How much bite force does a Chinese Chongqing Dog have?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Chinese Chongqing Dog bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.

The Chinese Chongqing Dog, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained.

However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Chinese Chongqing Dog do?
Chinese Chongqing Dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Chinese Chongqing Dogs need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Chinese Chongqing Dog to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Chinese Chongqing Dog roam?
The wanderlust potential of the Chinese Chongqing Dog is strong enough to escape from home. They have a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Chinese Chongqing Dog have high prey drive?
Chinese Chongqing Dogs have a high impulse to chase and catch something. Cats or any other small animals are in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Chinese Chongqing Dog good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Not an apartment-friendly dog the Chinese Chongqing Dog breed. If you don't have a garden, think carefully about your decision, keeping Chinese Chongqing Dog indoors can cause a lot of problems.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Average: Chinese Chongqing Dogs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Chinese Chongqing Dog be left alone?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner. With proper socialization and quality time with the dog can solve this problem.

Chinese Chongqing Dog Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Chinese Chongqing Dog temperament with other people:
Chinese Chongqing Dogs are not the most stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs get along with other pets? Are Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Chinese Chongqing Dogs do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Child Friendly
Are Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Chinese Chongqing Dog temperament with children:
Chinese Chongqing Dogs are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Chinese Chongqing Dog breed live with a cat?
Chinese Chongqing Dogs are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Chinese Chongqing Dog good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs get along with other dogs?
Chinese Chongqing Dogs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Chinese Chongqing Dog breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Chinese Chongqing Dog breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Chinese Chongqing Dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Chinese Chongqing Dogs good office dogs? Do Chinese Chongqing Dogs make good office friendly dogs? Can Chinese Chongqing Dogs be office dogs?
No
Chinese Chongqing Dog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Chinese Mountain Dog temperament with senior people? Are Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs good for elderly owners?
Chinese Chongqing Dogs are commonly okay with elderly people.

Chinese Chongqing Dog Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Chinese Chongqing Dog is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Chinese Chongqing Dog breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Chinese Chongqing Dog breed? Most common health risks of Chinese Chongqing Dog:
Skin Irritation
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Chinese Chongqing Dog breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Chinese Chongqing Dog see the vet?
Average
The Chinese Chongqing Dog should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs live? How old can a Chinese Chongqing Dog be? What is the age limit of the Chinese Chongqing Dog? How many years can the oldest Chinese Chongqing Dog live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Chinese Chongqing Dog?

16-18 years
The average lifespan of Chinese Chongqing Dog: 17 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Chinese Chongqing Dog breed hypoallergenic?
No
Chinese Chongqing Dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Chinese Chongqing Dog have? What is the activity level of the Chinese Chongqing Dog?
Chinese Chongqing Dogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Chinese Chongqing Dog need? How much exercise do Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs require per day?
Chinese Chongqing Dogs need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Chinese Chongqing Dog breed need?
Chinese Chongqing Dogs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Chinese Chongqing Dog need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Chinese Chongqing Dog breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Chinese Chongqing Dog? How much food should I feed my Chinese Chongqing Dog?
2.5 to 4 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Chinese Chongqing Dog risk for obesity:
Average: The Chinese Chongqing Dog has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding.

If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Chinese Chongqing Dog's weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur. Dogs with a double coat of fur have a layer of fur that insulates their skin and helps protect them from the cold and the heat.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Chinese Chongqing Dog has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Chinese Chongqing Dog drool?
The Chinese Chongqing Dog drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool more than others, just like the Chinese Chongqing Dog.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Chinese Chongqing Dog As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Chinese Chongqing Dog be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

Chinese Chongqing Dog is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Chinese Chongqing Dog be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Chinese Chongqing Dog be an emotional support animal?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Chinese Chongqing Dog is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Chinese Chongqing Dog be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.

Chinese Chongqing Dog is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Chinese Chongqing Dog be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people.

The Chinese Chongqing Dog is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Chinese Chongqing Dog be a boat dog?

Not really

Chinese Chongqing Dog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Chinese Chongqing Dog be a drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination.

Chinese Chongqing Dog is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Chinese Chongqing Dog dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Chinese Chongqing Dog Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Chinese Chongqing Dog pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Chinese Chongqing Dog breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Chinese Chongqing Dog: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Chinese Chongqing Dog have in a litter? How many puppies can the Chinese Chongqing Dog breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Chinese Chongqing Dog have? How many puppies can a Chinese Chongqing Dog give birth to?
3-6 puppies

Chinese Chongqing Dog Recognition

AKC Group
Is Chinese Chongqing Dog recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Chinese Chongqing Dog recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Chinese Chongqing Dog breed?
America's Pet RegistryDog Registry of America Inc.

Chinese Chongqing Dog Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Chinese Chongqing Dog's has great intelligence.
  • Shedding Level: Chinese Chongqing Dogs shed none to minimal.
  • Watchdog Ability: Chinese Chongqing Dogs are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Chinese Chongqing Dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Chinese Chongqing Dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Not an apartment-friendly dog the Chinese Chongqing Dog breed.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Chinese Chongqing Dog drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
  • Mouthiness: Chinese Chongqing Dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: The wanderlust potential of the Chinese Chongqing Dog is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Cat Friendly: Chinese Chongqing Dogs are not cat-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Chinese Chongqing Dog is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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